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It repulses me

knowing these poor animals

are being destroyed

only for the destruction

mankind can be sadistic

© Susan Zutautas 2020


This tanka was written for:

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 163



12 Comments Post a comment
  1. Very well put Susan, an extremely moving Tanka. Mankind can be so cruel to animals, we should show kindness in all living things.


    February 4, 2020
  2. Oops. I forgot to include the link:


    February 4, 2020
  3. I just tagged you to Finish the Story. I hope you’ll run with it.

    Liked by 1 person

    February 4, 2020
  4. I will never understand the joy in shooting a living being.

    Liked by 2 people

    February 4, 2020

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